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28 Sep Buckwheat Chia Waffles & Raw Fudge Sauce

I promised myself not to bake this weekend or post a recipe because I have so much homework to do. As you may have noticed I didn’t keep that promise. You see, some people stress eat, I stress bake. It was unavoidable! I had been to the library to make research for a school project(it’s about yeast because I take every chance I can to sneak in some baking in my school projects.) and gotten the worst scolding ever from an old lady because I accidentally had sat at a computer that she’d booked.

She was screaming at me like a was a dog that had bitten her or something. She was crazy and bitter and I almost feel sorry for her for being so angry without a reason.  When I came home I was stressed and frustrated and had to make something so I decided to make our waffle iron happy by giving it a purpose in life again and not just letting it sit at the back of our cupboard.

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These buckwheat chia waffles are delicious and super easy to make and that raw fudge sauce is just amazing! You can top these with anything you want. I had pecans, dried cranberries, toasted coconut and sliced bananas on mine.(I didn’t eat all of these on my own. Promise!) I’ve had a package of toasted coconut in my pantry for several months without opening it. Why didn’t I try it before? It’s so delicious!

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 Unlike schoolwork, everything about this recipe is easy. The waffles are easy: check! The raw fudge sauce is easy: check! The toppings are easy: check!(of course they are… you just sprinkle them on top.)

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Buckwheat Chia Waffles and Raw Fudge Sauce

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 8 minutes

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 6 waffles

Buckwheat Chia Waffles and Raw Fudge Sauce


  • 1 cup buckwheat flour
  • 2 tbsp cornflour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 cup rice milk(or milk of your choice)
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 55 g (1/2 stick) butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Healthy Fudge Sauce
  • 1/3 cup raw cacao powder
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 1/2 tbsp water
  • Toppings
  • dried cranberries
  • toasted coconut
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • pecans


  1. Whisk together all of the dry ingredients for the waffles in a large bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the wet ingredients and then fold into the dry ingredients. Let the batter thicken for a couple of minutes while you pre-heat your waffle iron.
  3. Cook the waffles in the waffle iron about 2 min and add some butter to the waffle iron between each waffle.(If you use a belgian waffle iron you'll need to cook them about 3 min on each side.)
  4. Make the fudge sauce by combining the three ingredients in a small bowl and whisk together until smooth and silky.
  5. Pour/spread the fudge sauce on top of the waffles and top with toasted coconut, dried cranberries, pecans and a sliced banana or whatever toppings you prefer.
  6. Enjoy!


Waffle recipe adapted from London Bakes

  • josefinetm
    Posted at 15:17h, 28 September Reply

    Aw, poor you – and poor lady. You are right, I almost feel sorry for her too. I hope you’re okay though 🙂
    These look sososososo good. Maybe I should find my waffle iron again. It’s been so long since I last used it. Have a wonderful Sunday!

    • Thea
      Posted at 16:12h, 28 September Reply

      You should definitely find your waffle iron! Waffles are so easy and delicious 🙂

  • myriam | rhubarb! rhubarb! rhubarb!
    Posted at 19:22h, 28 September Reply

    I stress-bake, too, when I have too much schoolwork. These waffles are just gorgeous.

    • Thea
      Posted at 21:06h, 28 September Reply

      Thanks Myriam! I actually like stress baking even though is sounds stressful… 😉

  • indigomoon3
    Posted at 21:31h, 28 September Reply

    Oh my they look so yummy!! Could I substitute Chia seeds for something else as I don’t have any. And what does the Chia do? (as opposed to flax or something else) Thanks!

    • Thea
      Posted at 10:45h, 29 September Reply

      They don’t play an important role in this recipe because I use eggs in it. I just added them for some extra health benefits. YOu can just skip them or add a tbsp of flax seeds if you like 🙂

  • Martyna@WholesomeCook
    Posted at 22:11h, 28 September Reply

    Hi Thea, hope you got all your school work done in the end…? And your stress-baking seems to have really good results. Those photos look stunning. Mmm now I feel like waffles.

    • Thea
      Posted at 10:46h, 29 September Reply

      Thank you Martyna! 🙂

  • Jess
    Posted at 06:03h, 29 September Reply

    Oh my this is absolutely amazing, you had me at raw fudge sauce! I don’t have a waffle iron but I’m guessing this could translate well into pancakes? I see a Sunday morning in the near future with this on the menu!

    • Thea
      Posted at 10:47h, 29 September Reply

      Thanks Jess! I haven’t tried making pancakes of this batter but if you do please let me know how they turned out! 🙂

  • Christine
    Posted at 18:20h, 29 September Reply

    What beautiful photos! These waffles sound amazing. I stress-bake too, it’s how I dealt with grad school and the first year of my super busy job. There’s something just so calming and meditative about making something in the kitchen. I hope you felt better after these gorgeous waffles!

    • Thea
      Posted at 18:30h, 29 September Reply

      Thank you Christine! 🙂 The waffles definitely made me feel better!

  • Our Food Stories
    Posted at 00:02h, 30 September Reply

    looks amazing thea!! would love to have it as a midnight snack now 😀
    laura & nora

    • Thea
      Posted at 06:47h, 30 September Reply

      Thanks laura & Nora!!!

  • Tina Jui
    Posted at 12:33h, 30 September Reply

    Beautiful photos and recipe! I’ll have to try it out since I’ve just refocused my blog on breakfast and brunch recipes!

    • Thea
      Posted at 13:48h, 30 September Reply

      Breakfast and brunch sounds like a perfect focus! Hope you like the recipe! 🙂

  • Kathryn
    Posted at 15:20h, 03 October Reply

    What a perfect stack of waffles! I am totally smitten with the idea of your raw fudge sauce too – I’d want to drizzle it on everything!

    • Thea
      Posted at 16:41h, 03 October Reply

      Thanks so much Kathryn! The raw fudge sauce is so good 🙂

  • Josefine
    Posted at 09:17h, 01 April Reply

    I just made these (well almost – we didn’t have eggs or enough buckwheat flour so I twisted the recipe just a little) and oh my, they were delicious! Thanks for the recipe – I can’t wait to try more of your waffles 🙂

    • Thea Tillberg
      Posted at 10:42h, 01 April Reply

      Thanks Josefine! What flour did you use instead and what did you replace the egg with? 🙂

      • Josefine
        Posted at 22:17h, 03 April Reply

        I just used some more cornflour and added two tablespoons yoghurt instead of the egg 🙂 It was so good!

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